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ductal carcinoma cancer

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Winnie Polen
21 years experience Breast Surgery
Breast cancer: Ductal carcinoma in-situ is the earliest stage of a breast cancer. It is also referred to as dcis or non-invasive breast cancer. Dcis is when the ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See below: Ductal carcinoma is the most common form of breast cancer. It forms in the milk ducts of the breast. It can be non-invasive (in situ), or an invasive ... Read More

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Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Palpable lesion: Stage II breast cancer indicates a slightly more advanced form of breast cancer. The cancer cells have spread beyond the original location and into t ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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UCSF Med Ctr.: Get oncology consult. Either UCSF / UC Davis or Stanford.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Biopsy: First, the physical examination of the rare form of inflammatory breast cancer will show diffuse red swelling of the skin of much of the breast. Biops ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Berns
20 years experience Pathology
Yes: A lumpectomy may be necessary to remove the remain tumor, as well as giving you the best option to conserve breast tissue.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Odds are low.: But it is still possible to have both. Risk of having papillary thyroid before forty is about 13/100,000. Risk of having breast Ca is about 11/100,00 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, depends: Yes, anti-estrogen therapy is essential for ER+/PR+ invasive ductal carcinoma. While tamoxifen is used in premenopausal women, femara (letrozole) or a ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It means tha it does not have receptors for Progesterone or her2 and has weak receptors for estrogen. And helps determine treatment.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Ductal carcinoma is one of the kinds of cancer that originate in the breast. If it's about you, don't be scared. Make sure you see a good team of docs ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: There are many factors needed to know, not just the cell type . It depends on tumor size, lymph node status, and possible dna cell type evaluation. Ne ... Read More
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